The Tribune Spectrum

Sunday, March 2, 2003

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How Bush is killing America

THE paranoia that has gripped America is hardly funny. In fact, America is dying. On the day of political reckoning, President Bush may have to pay the price for killing America through his destructive policy on war and terrorism. It has made the average American suspicious and apprehensive. America has ceased to live, says L. H. Naqvi.

Towards eco-friendly sanitation
Shamya Dasgupta
W
HEN a few months ago, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee announced the proposal to link the countryís big rivers, this once again put the water crisis on the national agenda. Clearly, water resources are stretched beyond limits in India. Groundwater levels in almost all states have dipped, many rivers have dried up or are heavily polluted with waste. Residential areas in several cities go without water supply for days.

HERITAGE
Monumental damage
Priya Pandey
A
JAZZ concert held recently opposite Mumbaiís best known landmark, the Gateway of India has once again raised a public outcry on the desecration of the heritage monument. Issues like decibel levels, weakening of the stone structure and littering of the surroundings are being raised in a bid to stop the staging of all cultural events in the vicinity in future.

 

Hollywood hues
A film that runs out of ideas
Ervell Menezes
A
catchline calls 40 Days and 40 Nights Americaís "first sex comedy without sex", but that isnít exactly accurate because talking about not having sex itself brings out so much sexiness. It deals with the austere Christian season of Lent when they abstain from eating meat or even drinking liquor. So the Americans have thought of abstaining from sex.

It takes two to tango
Theirs is a model match
S
HE is the Pepsi girl, and he, the Kamasutra guy. When Waluscha Souza and Marc Robinson tied the knot, it created a lot of fizz. For one, they proved the age-old dictum that age doesn't really matter, when it comes to love. With a 14-year age gap, Marc Robinson and Waluscha Souza have ventured where few dare to tread. In fact, Marc reasons that women are known to mature faster than men. Waluscha just smiles in agreement.

Among the glitterati
Hero worship
W
HATís up with Charlie Sheen these days? The fast rising superstar of Oscar-winning films like Wall Street wears a hangdoggish look and stays away from most Hollywood dos that he so passionately frequented. It looks like the wild days of drinking and gambling are behind him.

 

Week Specials

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MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH: SPECIAL FEATURES & PHOTOS

TIME OFF: Vande Mataram: A song to die for
by Manohar Malgonkar

TELEVISION: Magic in the air waves...again!
by Mukesh Khosla

WHAT'S COOKINGParsi pleasures for the palate
by Geetu

NATURE: How digger wasps ensure their survival
by Nutan Shukla

SUNDAY ACTIVITY: Donít let a messy pet make you fret
by Chetna Banerjee

LIFE TIES: Enervating energy vampires
by Taru Bahl

DREAM THEME: Dreaming of jumping
by Vinaya Katoch Manhas

RANGA'S TOON TALESBruno Kreisky

BRIDGEItís time for a golden oldie
by David Bird

FEEDBACK: Parents should guide, not push

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